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CAS No 9002-91-9 , 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane

  • Name: 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane
  • Synonyms: Metacetaldehyde; Corry's Slug Death; 108-62-3; Metason; Acetaldehyde;2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane; Halizan; tetramer; Ariotox; Slug-Tox; Cekumeta;
  • CAS Registry Number:
  • Transport: UN 1332
  • Melting Point: 190-196 ºC
  • Flash Point: °C
  • Boiling Point: 18.6°Cat760mmHg
  • Density: 0,808 g/cm3
  • Refractive index: 1.385
  • Safety Statements: S13;S23;S46
  • Hazard Symbols: Xn: Harmful;
  • Flash Point: °C
  • EINECS: 200-836-8
  • Molecular Weight: 176.21024
  • InChI: InChI=1S/C8H16O4/c1-5-9-6(2)11-8(4)12-7(3)10-5/h5-8H,1-4H3
  • Risk Statements: R10;R22
  • Molecular Formula: C8H16O4
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:9002-91-9 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane
References of 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxocane
Title: Metaldehyde
CAS Registry Number: 9002-91-9
Synonyms: Metacetaldehyde
Literature References: Polymer of acetaldehyde. (C2H4O)n. Prepd by polymerization of acetaldehyde in the presence of HCl, H2SO4 at low temp: Kekule, Zincke, Ann. 162, 125 (1872); in the presence of pyridine and HBr: R. S. Wilder, US 2426961 (1947 to Publicker Ind.). Use as molluscicide: R. M. Coloso et al., Crop Prot. 17, 669 (1998).
Properties: Prisms, mp 246° in sealed tube. Sublimes at about 112°, but dec with partial regeneration of aldehyde above 80°. Practically insol in water. Sol in benzene, chloroform; sparingly sol in alcohol, ether.
Melting point: mp 246° in sealed tube
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure by ingestion are severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, coma. See Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, R. E. Gosselin et al., Eds. (Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 5th ed., 1984) p II-187.
Use: In compressed form as a fuel instead of alcohol; molluscicide.